How to Prevent Bed Bugs

How does that old saying go, “An ounce of prevention is worth… saving you’re home from 10,000 hungry, blood sucking parasites”, or something like that? Well, when it comes to bed bugs; that should be the rule! Who wants to go through the headache of an infestation, let alone an itchy bed bug bite?

How do you avoid a bed bug infestation, never stay in a hotel, motel, cruise ship, friends house, etc. Seal up your house so there are no cracks, never leave and never let anyone in. How hard can that be? Okay, since that is impossible try these prevention methods…

Do not bring infested items into your home. When you travel, check the room. Look for the symptom of a bed bug infestation. Bed bugs will hide in folds and linings of the bed linens. Check the tufts and seams of mattresses too. Look for brown or red spots on the linens. Check in drawers of dressers and desks for live bugs, dead bug bodies or cast bug skins.

Be VERY careful about a used piece furniture; make sure you know where it comes from. Mattresses and bed frames can be especially at risk of harboring bed bugs and their eggs. Do not even consider taking furniture left in the street.

If the unthinkable happens, you can kill bed bugs with an effective bed bug treatment, so don’t panic. Get rid of bed bugs by getting reliable information from an expert who can advise you on bedbug control.

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